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# usage of negation and comparison terms

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28 Jun 2004, 22:35
can someone explain when to use the below.....and the differences between them

while , whereas
despite of , despite
although , though
instead of , rather than
rather than , than

thanks !

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29 Jun 2004, 07:23
http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=2458
Above is Praet's explanation to rather than/instead of
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03 Jul 2004, 05:37
this one is really a good question.

we had some discussions on all these as anand once explained difference b/t while and whereas. preat explained difference between instead of/rather than.

but those questions will give some insight for all these difficulties in the differences.

all these small things matter a lot.

but i am unable to search them now as i don't know their number.

i would like to suggest a search service in this site with some words, we can get the posts referring to it. but i am not able to find it.

can some body explains the differeces between them

Quote:
while , whereas
despite of , despite
although , though
instead of , rather than
rather than , than

if some body puts this in verbal lessons it is very good for us to check again the concepts later.

i hope preat will help us for this.

thanks
syamee

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03 Jul 2004, 05:37
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# usage of negation and comparison terms

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